New Menu: 12 Fresh Podcasts for Audible Feast

New Menu: 12 Fresh Podcasts for Audible Feast

Here are the 12 newest podcast I’ve subscribed to in the second half of July 2016, and a little bit about what each one is about, from their websites if available. These aren’t all new shows-just new to me!

  1. The Ochocinco and Dukes Podcast: “Former NFL big play wide receiver Chad Ochocinco, one of the most unique and entertaining personalities the game has ever seen, teams up with former NFL player and current NFL Network personality Jamie Dukes, for a lively podcast about the NFL, pop-culture and the lifestyle of of one of the most engaging former professional athletes of all time.”
  2. FOUND: “Have you ever found a note on the ground, maybe meant for someone else? Help Davy Rothbart solve these mysteries on the FOUND Podcast, where we explore personal stories of love, loss, hope, transformation and aspiration through the lens of lost and found notes –with the power of humor and music. You can see these notes, and more, on the FOUND App on iOS, and help us solve the mysteries behind them as part of a global community art project.”
  3. RNZ: A Wrinkle in Time: “Bittersweet, honest and emotional, these are stories about getting older in a world that wants us to stay young.” From Radio New Zealand.
  4. The Brood: “A weekly thought-provoking conversation about the top topics and thorny issues around children of all ages. From the cloth vs. disposable diaper debate to how to afford your kid’s college tuition, we talk to people, parents and experts, hoping to rediscover the meaning of family in the modern age.”
  5. The #HerStory Podcast (not current): “The #HerStory Podcast tells the stories of 50 women, not through names and dates of textbooks, but through the voices of contemporary women. Chick History invited 50 diverse women to take ownership of the historical women who have inspired them and asked each one to share her story with us. Hear elected officials, academics, mothers, filmmakers, authors, activists, CEO’s, and more offer snapshots of these women’s lives.”
  6. My Dad Wrote a Porno: “Imagine if your Dad wrote a dirty book. Most people would try to ignore it and pretend it had never happened – but not Jamie Morton. Instead, he’s decided to read it to the world in this hilarious comedy podcast. With the help of his friends, James Cooper and BBC Radio 1’s Alice Levine, Jamie reads a chapter a week and discovers more about his father than he ever bargained for.”
  7. The Guilty Feminist: “Ever felt like you should be better at feminism? Join comedians Sofie Hagen and Deborah Frances-White for their new comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience. Each week Sofie, Deborah and a special guest discuss topics “all 21st century feminists agree on” while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles.”
  8. Game Plan: “You spend more time at your job than anywhere else. In their new show, Bloomberg’s Rebecca Greenfield and Francesca Levy take a close look at the way we live our lives at work, from how we started speaking office jargon to the strategic value of being nice to your coworkers.”
  9. Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths.: “Remarkable Lives, Tragic Deaths examines the lives and deaths of prominent people who changed history and influenced pop culture. Each episode is focused on an historical figure and takes you on a dramatic journey through the life and ultimate tragic death of those who have had an impact on society. With the help of voice actors, we attempt to honor these individuals by bringing their stories to life.”
  10. Alter Ego Podcast: “The Alter Ego Podcast is in creation by Athena Rosette to acknowledge the parts of us that exist outside the normal framework we are expected to work and live within.  Each week focuses on a theme, with two episodes of interviews within that theme. From the sublime to the bizarre, we are constantly driving to the heart of what makes us who we are, and what our alter egos give us access to. Alter Ego Podcast is a space of possibility, an exploration and an invitation to allow ALL of you, and ultimately, all of one another.”
  11. Whispers in the Night: “A podcast devoted to uncovering the many layers that generate fear in each of us. My name is Seng Phengdouangdeth and I’m going to be your host as we explore topics of the paranormal and unexplained in a format that ties fact to fiction and often the folklore that started it all. My stories are all based off of actual accounts, legend, and folklore of events residing in the Midwest.”
  12. The O.K. Show with Andrea Swensson: “In this intimate interview series, the Current’s Andrea Swensson sits down with musicians from the Twin Cities and beyond to talk about their real-life struggles and the music that makes it a little better. It’s going to be O.K.”

What else is new to you that you’d recommend I take a listen to? I love getting recommendations!

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